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Protect Our Coasts, Ban the Bag ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

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Plastic bags pose a direct threat to Massachusetts' coast and the marine ecosystem we treasure and depend on. Luckily, the solution is simple - towns like yours can ban plastic bags and use reusable ones instead.

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Kit B. (276)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 8:07 am

Protect our coasts, ban the bag -- Thank you for supporting us on this issue. Please consider inviting your friends to support us. Signed and shared - thanks Cher.

natasha salgado (717)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 9:01 am
Signed-thx Cher

Constance F. (418)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 9:02 am
Thank you for supporting us on this issue

Ingrid A. (524)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 9:15 am
Ban them everywhere.

Karen G. (100)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 9:19 am
Done TY Cher

Sue H. (6)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 9:20 am
Message sent, thanks.

. (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:02 am

Lisa Neste (771)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:14 am
Protect our coasts, ban the bag
Thank you for supporting us on this issue.

Monica T. (278)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:15 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher!

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:15 am
NS&S. Thank you for supporting us on this issue.

Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:38 am
Noted and signed - Thank you Cher!

Joe R. (190)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:50 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:55 am
signed and noted thanks

. (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 10:58 am

Ed Site Issues V. (208)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 11:02 am
S&N, Thanks

Lea Faulks (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 12:20 pm
Ban plastic bags and plastic bottles. Heavily fine those who litter. Our waters are not garbage dumps. If the beach is not clean when you get there, then clean it. If it is clean, then make sure it stays that way when you leave.

Howard Crosse (21)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 12:37 pm
Happy to offer my support.. All EU member countries, including the UK where I live, must either ban plastic bags or charge for them. Estimates are that this will reduce their use by 80%. Hopefully other countries will follow this example soon.

Bartlomiej T. (296)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 12:40 pm
Signed. Thanks, Cher.

Animae C. (521)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 1:10 pm
Protect our coasts, ban the bag
Thank you for supporting us on this issue.

cynthia AWAY b. (207)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 1:17 pm
Ban the bag signed of course

M B. (62)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 1:52 pm
Thank you for supporting us on this issue.

. (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 1:55 pm
Signed and Noted.

Birgit W. (159)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 2:05 pm

Ellen Kent (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 2:42 pm

Ruth M. (235)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 3:05 pm

Kate Kenner (215)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 3:29 pm
Plastic bags are unsightly and toxic. I pick up numerous bags eery week from the streets and it drives me berserk. Every time i see someone taking one for their one or tow items-they may even have another plastic bag already-I can feel the heckles rise. People lived for thousands of years without plastic bags and I'm pretty sure they can do it again. I bring my own and if I don;t have one I just carry them however I can.

Kate Kenner (215)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 3:33 pm
I live in MA and would be thrilled if there were no more plastic bags, I would much more enjoy the griping of people in stores than watching them with their one or tow items.

janet f. (29)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 5:10 pm

Ondine J. (134)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 5:17 pm
Noted and signed, thanks

Charmaine Shannon (43)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 6:19 pm
I agree 100% .... BAN "ALL" PLASTIC Bags and Bottles EVERYWHERE !!!!!!
WE "DO NOT" Need them, Everyone can Find other ways and Save Our Planet and the Wildlife and Marine life at the Same Time !!!!

PLEASE SHARE FAR and WIDE...... Thank-You !!

Charlene Rush (79)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 7:33 pm
The U.S.A. acts as if, this is some new information that we haven't been told.

Yes, recycling takes a little discipline, but the results are worth the effort.
It's quite discouraging that this situation has been causing problems for many years. We pretended not to care, in order to continue our daily routines, without concern, to do what is proper for our planet.

Humans are their own worse enemies.

Sherri E. (128)
Monday December 30, 2013, 12:24 am
Signed and Noted TY Cher

Carol Bischoff (411)
Monday December 30, 2013, 2:34 am
Noted and signed.

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Monday December 30, 2013, 3:45 am

Barbara V. (210)
Monday December 30, 2013, 4:58 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

Judy T. (227)
Monday December 30, 2013, 6:28 am
Signed. Thank you, Cher.

. (0)
Monday December 30, 2013, 7:45 am
Signed and noted - thank you Cher

Ruth L. (298)
Monday December 30, 2013, 8:03 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Cher

norma laborie (33)
Monday December 30, 2013, 9:11 am

Ruth C. (141)
Monday December 30, 2013, 10:14 am

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Monday December 30, 2013, 10:38 am
Noted and signed. TY Cher

Mary T. (357)
Monday December 30, 2013, 1:38 pm
Protect our coasts, ban the bag
Thank you for supporting us on this issue. Please consider inviting your friends to support us.

Past Member (0)
Monday December 30, 2013, 2:43 pm
TY Cher for this petition, I always use my tote bags that I have in my car. The recycling of plastic bags is very expensive and not worth the effort (bad for the environment)most of them were sent to CHINA, but now they are not even accepting our dirty bags, so YES I SUPPORT THE BAN OF PLASTIC BAGS AND BOTTLES!!!

Winn Adams (203)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 7:24 am

Sara P. (67)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 11:16 am
Done, thanks Cher.

Barbara F. (48)
Friday January 3, 2014, 2:08 pm
Signed & Noted. TY Debbie/Cher
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